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Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. (Quote by - Muhammad Ali)

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. (Quote by - Anatole France)

I hope in the future Americans are thought of as a warlike, vicious people, because I bet a lot of high schools would pick 'Americans' as their mascot. (Quote by - Jack Handey)

The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

If you be a lover of instruction, you will be well instructed. (Quote by - Isocrates)

There is no teaching until the pupil is brought into the same state or principle in which you are; a transfusion takes place; he is you, and you are he; there is a teaching; and by no unfriendly chance or bad company can he ever quite lose the benefit. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him. (Quote by - Herbert Clark Hoover)

One of the things my parents taught me, and I'll always be grateful for the gift, is to not ever let anybody else define me. (Quote by - Wilma Mankiller)

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Tis pleasing to be school'd in a strange tongue By female lips and eyes--that is, I mean, When both the teacher and the taught are young, As was the case, at least, where I have been; They smile so when one's right; and when one's wrong They smile still more. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed. (Quote by - William John Bennett)

There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism. (Quote by - Robert Maynard Hutchins)

Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar. (Quote by - Bradley Miller)

To know how to suggest is the art of teaching. (Quote by - Henri Frederic Amiel)

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Experience teaches only the teachable. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson. (Quote by - Vernon Law)

A poor surgeon hurts 1 person at a time. A poor teacher hurts 130. (Quote by - Ernest Leroy Boyer)

Education is too important to be left solely to the educators. (Quote by - Francis Keppel)

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master. (Quote by - Maria Montessori)

He who would teach men to die would at the same time teach them to live. (Quote by - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne)

To teach is to learn twice. (Quote by - Isocrates)

Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way. (Quote by - Noam Chomsky)


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